Houston, S., McConvey, V., O'Rourke, M. & Leonard, M. (eds.) (2001) Social Work and Innovation: An Anthology of Advanced Level Practice. Belfast, CCETSW. ISBN 1 85719 2249 (* lead editor responsible for directing, proofing, co-ordinating and collating author contributions).
Chapters in books
Houston, S. & Kelly, G. (2001) Approaches to Children at Risk: Theories, Processes and Models. In Iwaniec, D. & Szmagalski, J. Emotional Maltreatment and Failure to Thrive: Identification, Assessment and Treatment - United Kingdom and Polish Experiences. University of Warsaw Press (* wrote first half of the chapter)
Houston, S. (2000) Reflecting on Values in Child and Family Social Work. In Anderson, M. & Rea, E. (eds.) Reflecting on Practice: Looking Back to Look Forward. Belfast, CCETSW. ISBN 1 85719 2273
Houston, S. & McCullough, B. (2000) Introduction: Social Work beyond bureau- professionalism. In Houston, S., McConvey, V., O'Rourke, M. & Leonard, M. (eds.) Social Work and Innovation: An Anthology of Advanced Level Practice. Belfast, CCETSW. ISBN 1 85719 2249 (* wrote chapter in consultation with B. McCullough)
Houston, S. (1999) Pathways to Change: Applying Solution Focused Brief Therapy to Foster Care. In Kelly, G. & Gilligan, R. (eds.) Issues in Foster Care: Policy, Practice and Research. London, Jessica Kingsley. ISBN 1 85302 6190
Pinkerton, J. & Houston, S. (1996) Competence under the Children Act. In O'Hagan, K. (ed) Competence in Social Work. London, Jessica Kingsley. ISBN 1 85302 3329 (wrote earlier sections of the chapter)
Refereed Journal Articles
Houston, S. (2004) Garrett Contra Ferguson: A Meta-Theoretical Appraisal of the Rumble in the Jungle, British Journal of Social Work, 34, 2, pp. 261-267
Houston, S. (2003) A Method from the 'Lifeworld': Person Centred Planning for Children in Care, Children and Society, 17, 57-70
Houston, S. (2003) 'Establishing Virtue in Social Work: A Response to McBeath and Webb', British Journal of Social Work, 33, 819-824
Houston, S. (2002) Reflecting on Habitus, Field and Capital: Towards a Culturally Sensitive Social Work, The Journal of Social Work, 2, 149-167
Houston, S. (2002) Re-Thinking a Systemic Approach to Child Welfare: A Critical Response to the Framework for the Assessment of Children in Need and their Families, The European Journal of Social Work, 5, pp. 301-312
Houston, S. (2002) Moral Consciousness and Decision-Making in Child and Family Social Work, Adoption and Fostering, 27, pp. 61-70
Houston, S. (2002) Beyond the Iron Cage of Bureaucracy: Hyperrationality and Social Work, Social Work and Social Sciences Review, 9, pp. 5-22
Houston, S. Spratt, T., McCullough, W. & Hasson, F. (2001) Integrated Family Centres: Directions for Future Developments. Journal of Applied Social Studies, 2, 56-72
Houston, S. & Campbell, J. (2001) Using Critical Social Theory to Develop a Conceptual Framework for Comparative Social Work. International Journal of Social Welfare, 10, pp.66-73
Houston, S. (2001) Beyond Social Constructionism: Critical Realism and Social Work. British Journal of Social Work, 31, pp. 845-861
Houston, S. (2001) Transcending the Fissure in Risk Theory: Critical Realism and Child Welfare. Child and Family Social Work, 6, pp219-228
Houston, S. Spratt, T. & Magill, T. (2001) Developing Creative Solutions to the Problems of Children and their Families: Communicative Reason and the Use of Forum Theatre, Child and Family Social Work, 6, pp. 285-293
Houston, S. & Griffiths, H. (2000) Reflections on Risk: is it Time for a Shift in Paradigms? Child and Family Social Work, 5 (1), pp. 1-10
Spratt, T., Houston, S. & Magill, T. (2000) Imaging the Future: Theatre and Change within the child protection system. Child and Family Social Work, 5 (2), pp. 117-127
Houston, S. (2000) The task dilemma in human service organizations re-confirgured: a response to Blindenbacher's solution. European Journal of Social Work, 3 (1), pp. 53-56
Houston, S., McGlade, A. & Fawcett, M. (2000) Group Care in Northern Ireland: a Survey of Resident Characteristics and their Implications for the Practice Knowledge Required by Staff. Practice, 12 (3), pp. 5-26
Houston, S. & Bamford, D. (1999) Developing Children's Services Training Plans: A Perspective from Northern Ireland. Social Work Education, 18 (3), pp. 323-334
Spratt, T. & Houston, S. (1999) Developing Critical Social Work in Theory and Practice: Child Protection and Communicative Reason. Child and Family Social Work, 4 (4), pp. 315-324
Houston, S. (1997) Working with Troubled and Troublesome Adolescents: An Interactionist Perspective. Child Care in Practice, 3 (3), pp. 61-72
Houston, S. & Bamford, D. (1996) A Model for Understanding Worker Premises in Child Protection. Child Care in Practice, 3 (2), pp. 58-65
Houston, S. (1996) A Clarion Call to Planners, Managers and Practitioners: Don't Forget about the UN Convention. Child Care in Practice, 3 (1), pp.38-41
Houston, S. (2008) Realising Family Support in Practice: A Literature Review of 'What Works', Galway, National University of Ireland. (Monograph).
Titterton, M., Donaldson, T., Kavanagh, A., Houston, S. & Stirling, C. (1996) Theirs by Right: An Introduction to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, Belfast, Child Care Northern Ireland. (Resource Pack).
Houston, S. (1995) Setting Quality Standards for Social Work Practice in Residential Child Care, Belfast, Eastern Health & Social Services Board. (Policy Publication).